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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Funny Cide'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Funny Cide
Hybridized by Grace-Smith; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Maroon (Purple-Brown)
Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:
Eyezone
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Calif_Sue On Oct 2, 2006, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes: Tet, (seedling X seedling), evergreen. EMRe. fr. emo.
This plant is named to honor the amazing race horse FUNNY CIDE. This is a perfect garden plant and flower. Many of the eyed and edged daylilies are relatively small, but FUNNY CIDE is a very large, full, and ruffled flower. The 6" creamy flowers have a very beautiful burgundy eye and edge. One of the remarkable triats of this flower is when it opens the sepals have a slight roll, exposing the beautiful ruffle petals. The branched scapes are 32" high bearing 22 to 24 buds.
Fertile both ways

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Durham, Maine
Portland, Oregon



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